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1 Sep 2020

Full-Time Resource Specialist (Cardiology)

Boston Children’s Hospital – Posted by Boston Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Boston Children’s Hospital Cardiology Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Resource Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Functioning as a member of the interdisciplinary team to support patients and their families in addressing non-clinical need​s that directly impact their health and well-being.
  • Working alongside medical providers, social workers, nurses, and other staff to ensure critical patient needs including stable housing, accommodations for hospital stay, nutrition, transportation, and other concrete resources.  This position is a combination of direct work with patients/families and administrative support.
  • Understanding and accessing community based resources and supports to assist patients/families.
  • Maintaining detailed record keeping of various resources.
  • Maintaining established relationships with various foundations focused on the patient population
  • Collaborating with other resource specialists – Emergency Department, Inpatient Medical floors, and Psychiatry to maintain and provide resource information to patients and families.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Completion of two years of occupational specific education or an Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services or related field preferred.
  • Two to three years of previous experience.
  • The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond to patient/family needs accordingly.
  • Fluency in Spanish, a plus.
  • No certification, registration or licensure required.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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